The information explosion has become a disinformation explosion. The article deals with the questions how the system of scientific communication must be changed and what consequences it will have. Electronic publishing can be a solution, but ony under certain circumstances. It is necessary to provide an open access to scientific information and to build up an electronic, universal database. As a result, the duplication of information will be unnecessary to rearch as many readers as possible. The system of scientific communication will be changed in many ways. One consequence will be the disappearance of the journal, another that of the monograph.